Lagos Police arrest driver for alleged unlawful possession of 2 pistols

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Police arrest man for allegedly printing, distributing fake Police ID Cards
Police arrest man for allegedly printing, distributing fake Police ID Cards

Police in Lagos State have arrested a driver, Azeez Babatunde, for alleged unlawful possession of two locally-made pistols in the Maroko area of the state.

Police spokesman in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in a post he shared on his verified X handle @benHundeyin on Thursday.

He said that the police on patrol arrested the suspect while his accomplices escaped.

“At about 5:00 a.m., anti-crime patrol officers from Maroko Division noticed a minibus do a quick U-turn upon sighting them on Hakeem Dickson Street.

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“The officers went in pursuit, but six persons jumped out of the vehicle, running in different directions.

“The officers caught up with the vehicle and arrested the only person left in the vehicle, the driver, Babatunde,” the image maker said.

Hundeyin said that when the vehicle was searched, two locally-made pistols, two unexpended cartridges and a knife were found.

The spokesperson said that investigation into the case was ongoing. (NAN)

By Deborah Akpede

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